Experience the appeal of the European Alps on a full-day trip to Courmayeur and Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe, from Milan. With your guide, travel to Courmayeur, a picturesque Alpine town, and ascend to the Helbronner peak (3466 mt) in the amazing Monte Bianco Skyway cable car. Capture sweeping views of th Italian, Swiss and French Alps on camera, visit the marvellous exhibit of Crystals and the Botanical garden at Le Pavillon.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Funivia Courmayeur, Courmayeur, Valle d'AostaClimb on top of Europe on this panoramic journey to the Mont Blanc.Leave Milan early in the morning on an air-conditioned coach and reach the Alpine town of Courmayeur. Ride up the Monte Bianco Skyway cable car and discover a spectacular panoramic view of the Valle d’Aosta and the French, Swiss and Italian Alps. On a clear day, you may even see Mattherhorn, considered on the icon of Switzerland, it is actually shared with Italy where it iss called Cervino. The first stop on the way up is at Mont-Frety Pavillion. Here you can visit the "Botanic Garden Saussurea", one of the highest in Europe, that offers a rich variety of incredible, rare and beautiful alpine plants from worldwide mountain areas. You can also enjoy a typical lunch (not included) at the restaurant Bellevue, the local dishes retrace the Aosta Valley tradition with polenta and meat but international cuisine is also available, or visit the Cave Mont Blanc and experimental High Altitude Winery.In the afternoon, you take the last leg of the skyway and reach Helbronner peak. Enjoy free time at the top to soak up the views. From its height of 3,466 m, the terraces of the Helbronner peak offer a 360° view of all the Italian, Swiss and French Alps. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Courmayeur Mont Blanc Funivie SpaMeet your guide and travel back down into the heart of Courmayeur town center. Browse the shops at your leisure, perhaps enjoy a refreshing drink on a sun-drenched terrace in town (own expense) and admire the many chocolate-box chalets and boutiques you find.Duration: 1 hour